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Rad Rodgers is coming to Switch with friends in tow

3D Realms has announced that indie sidescroller Rad Rodgers will be coming to Switch on February 26. The port to Nintendo's platform will include local co-op support, new characters, and a versus mode. Along with some original characters (l...

 
 
 
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Sega Ages Out Run is getting a soundtrack release in Japan

Out Run is an arcade classic with some exceptional music. Its various ports and sequels over the years have only added to that rich musical landscape with new tunes for each game. When it got released on Switch late last year, it came packe...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Cursed Castilla

Don't let this contest put a spell on you: Win a Switch copy of Cursed Castilla! Aren't 2D platformers just the best? Seriously, it's such a "video game" genre that even people who aren't immediately familiar with games know that, yeah, wha...

 
 
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Prepare to bust a move as Puzzle Bobble 2 makes its return

Hamster, continuing their weekly quest to bring us a glut of  '90s hits, has released a real puzzle classic this week with Puzzle Bobble 2, now available on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. This release is based on the Neo Geo MVS ed...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Reverie

Enter our latest contest for your chance to win a Switch copy of Reverie: Sweet As Edition! Had enough retro-inspired RPGs lately? Good, me neither! Today's offering mixes Earthbound's style with weird washing machines spitting clothes at y...

 
 
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Amid Evil's sixth episode is now available

New Blood Interactive has released Amid Evil's sixth episode today. One step closer to final release, this new episode takes us to the "Arcane Expanse" and it looks ridiculous. I'm so awestruck by some of the architecture in these levels be...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Tangledeep

Bask in this SNES-inspired RPG in our contest for Tangledeep. I gotta say, my favorite part about hunting down games to feature for contests is finding absolutely stunning ones like this one to present to you guys. A lot of games come out t...

 
 
 
 
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NES Zelda in a Doom mod? Sure, I'll take it

I always find myself going back to Doom every so often. Any Doom really, including the fantastic new entry, even Doom 3 if it's heavily modded with old school-tinted maps in tow. Although Catacomb 3-D was my first real "...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Ginger: Beyond the Crystal

Take a lovely gift from a ginger and enter this contest for Ginger: Beyond the Crystal. I gotta admit: 3D platformers are my favorite games. It's far and away my favorite genre. You've got Super Mario 64, Jak and Daxter, A Hat in Time -- th...

 
 
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Ion Maiden receives a new horror themed level today

Ion Maiden has received a brand new update today in the form of a horror-themed level. Called "Heskel's House of Horrors," this is actually the PAX West demo from this past weekend. It contains brand new weapons, new enemies and obviously a...

 
 
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Ancient shark species named after Namco's Galaga

See that beastie in the picture above? That's a newly-discovered species of shark paleontologists believe existed almost 70 million years ago. The sea creature was discovered after its teeth were found embedded in sedimentary rock, left ove...

 
 
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A look at the early days of regional difficulty changes

In the primordial days before your mom was on the internet, we grew up in fear of the other. In the '80s and '90s, we frequently spoke of the mist-shrouded land across the ocean that controlled most of the games we played. Whether we discus...

 
 
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Persona 5 as a Game Boy Advance Game? Yeah, I'd play it

I am a simple man: when I see Game Boy Advance era art, I'm immediately drawn to it. Created by Sea Handler Art, this fantastic rendition brings the Phantom Thieves to the forefront of a bygone handheld, and I have to say, it fits.&nbs...

 
 
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Tag-fighter Kizuna Encounter returns on modern platforms

Hamster has released another old-school SNK title via their Neo Geo Classics range. Here's a suprise, its a forgotten, colourful fighting game from the mid-'90s. Kizuna Encounter is now available on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.Release...

 
 
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The Dragon's Lair Trilogy is coming to Switch very soon

Due to the ingenuity of Don Bluth, Dragon's Lair has been one of those retro games that has withstood the test of time. I've seen people fight over a Dragon's Lair arcade cabinet in recent years, it's one of the go-to retro games to sh...

 
 
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SNK 40th Anniversary Collection headed west on PS4 in March

NIS America has announced that retro compendium SNK 40th Anniversary Collection is expected to arrive in the west on PS4 in March. The collection was made available for Nintendo Switch worldwide back in November 2018.The 40th Anniversary Co...

 
 




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